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General Luncheon: Chicago Title

General Luncheon: Chicago Title

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (CDT)

* Registration open until 6/21/22 at 9:55 AM (CDT)

Event Details

Sponsor: Chicago Title

Food: Chicken Fried Steak

Price: $10 A Person

Speaker: TBD

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About the Sponsor:

Chicago Title and Trust Co. dates back more than 150 years through the succession of several firms and corporations that were engage in the abstract and title business in Cook County, Illinois.

The year was 1847; Chicago was booming. Almost 17,000 persons called it home... and new pioneers were streaming in steadily to grasp the opportunities for independence, which the rich prairie soil promised.

An obscure young law clerk, Edward A. Rucker, devised a system of keeping track of every recorded instrument and legal proceeding affecting real estate titles. This saved attorneys the laborious task of searching official records in connection with transfers of real property. It was a valuable service that was welcomed.

Rucker hung out his shingle in the Saloon Building... then, later that year, joined with James H. Rees in the Merchants' Exchange.

As the city grew, abstract indices similar to Rees' and Rucker's were established by J. Mason Parker in 1852, and Fernando Jones in 1863. This was the foundation of what was to become Chicago Title and Trust Co. (CT&T).

For More Information:

Texas Panhandle Builders Association Logo 5601 Enterprise Circle Suite D
Amarillo, TX 79106
806.353.3565

Every month, the members and guests of the Texas Panhandle Builders Association gather for the General Membership Luncheon. The luncheons feature local and nationally known speakers presenting topics on important issues regarding the current building and economic climate and trends in our community. The luncheons are held at the TPBA Office (5601 Enterprise Circle, Amarillo, Texas), typically on the third Tuesday of the month.

Interested in sponsoring one of our monthly general luncheons? Contact us at 806-353-3565